Green Manure & Cover Crop Seeds

Comfrey

Comfrey

Comfrey is a perennial herb that produces continuous cut and drop mulch. The deep roots draw minerals from the soil that other plants can't reach up into their leaves. The leaves have a high N:C ratio and won't cause nitrogen draw-down when applied directly. Requires supplemental nitrogen, such as manure, to grow best. 8 seeds per packet.

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Lucerne 'Hunter River'

Hunter River is a heritage lucerne variety with a low growth habit that makes it more suitable for stock grazing. Long growing seasons, will grow during Autumn and Spring as well as Winter. This variety can be susceptible to aphids. Approx 4250 seeds per packet.

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Lucerne 'Sequel'

Sequel is an open-pollinated lucerne variety with a tall growth habit and good resistance to aphids. Winter growing variety. Bushy perennial with purple flowers that attracts bees and beneficial insects. Shredded stems and leaves make a nitrogen-rich mulch. Seeds can be sprouted for alfalfa. 4250 seeds per packet.

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Lupin

Lupin

White-flowered variety of Lupin. Can be used as a nitrogen-fixing green manure between crops or just planted here and there to attract bees to the garden. Long taproot good at breaking up soil. Annual. 50 seeds per packet.

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Red Clover

Red Clover

Red Clover is a short-lived perennial with tight, round clusters of small pinkish-red flowers. The flowers attract bees to the garden. Nitrogen-fixing legume which can be used as a green manure between crops or to restore beds that are depleted of nitrogen. 10-12 weeks to maturity. Approximately 4900 seeds per packet.

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White Clover

White Clover

White clover is a commonly grown perennial pasture crop. It is a legume able to fix atmospheric nitrogen, in turn feeding other plants once the leaves break down in the soil. White clover will die back during Summer and re-shoot from stolons in Autumn. The white flower heads are a favourite of honey bees. Approximately 4900 seeds per packet.

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